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Formstone may be out, but what about putting more wood into 21st century versions of Baltimore's classic urban dwelling, the row home? Hoping to encourage more use of climate-friendly wood in housing, the U.S. Forest Service is teaming up with City Hall...
White marble has stood as a Baltimore icon for decades, primarily as rowhouse steps, the preferred gathering place for residents in many neighborhoods. The marble also served as the street-level façade for a number of downtown buildings, greeting...
In its second year awarding grants, the Women's Giving Circle of Harford County gave 11 nonprofit organizations nearly $36,000 in 2012 to help women and girls in the county. Four thousand dollars went to the local Arc chapter to help single parents; $2,...
On his 19th century travels through the United States, the French philosopher Alexis de Tocqueville marveled at the American experience of a diversity of civic organizations formed through gifts of time and money. "Wherever at the head of some new...
Harford Grant Academy, a 12-week program that provides training in grant research, proposal development, grant-writing skills and grant management, graduated it first class on Dec. 5. It is believed to be the first of its kind in Maryland, according to...
Samuel H. Patterson, former director of recruitment and placement at Black & Decker Corp. who also enjoyed farming, died Nov. 7 of congestive heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson. He was 93 and lived at Oak Crest Village in Parkville. The son of...
For a foundation whose business it is to support charities, it’s only natural that the Columbia Foundation would know a few good philanthropists. And so the foundation plans to honor those doing great things in the Howard County community through...
Sales at all three ReStore locations Saturday will support a Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake home under construction in Baltimore's Orchard Ridge community. Shoppers will find a broad selection of quality building materials, appliances, furniture,...
Tags: Dundalk, Halethorpe
A sense of deja vu pervaded Baltimore City's "Vacants to Value" housing ceremony on McCabe Avenue on Tuesday. It was raining on Tuesday, Nov. 13 just like it was in May 2011 when the city with great fanfare demolished five vacant, uninhabitable row...
Dulaney High School is proud of the accomplishments of students and teachers, and we're happy to share their achievements as well. The College Board recently released the names of the Dulaney High School National Merit Semifinalists, and they are Aysha...
Paul's Place began as a soup kitchen in the basement of a Southwest Baltimore church 30 years ago. It has expanded into a community outreach center that serves more than 75,000 hot lunches a year and offers more than 20 programs, including job training,...
Tags: Pigtown, Substance Abuse
The Maryland Democratic Party has endorsed the write-in candidacy of Eastern Shore physician John LaFerla to challenge freshman Republican Rep. Andy Harris in the 1st Congressional District. “Dr. LaFerla has resounding grassroots support and the...
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